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OT Hospice

Annette Posted Wed 07th of August, 2019 10:03:57 AM
We provided OT at home for a patient on Hospice. We were told to bill Medicare Part B even though they are on Hospice. Medicare rejected it saying the patient is on Hospice. Do we code it differently than a normal Home Care Patient? We billed 97166 GO, 97530 GO and 97535 GO all with POS 12.
SuperCoder Answered Thu 08th of August, 2019 07:45:30 AM
Hi nbsp As per the CMS guidelines the appropriate service code for OT in hospice setting is G Services performed by a qualified occupational therapist in the home health or hospice setting each minutes and the POS should be For billing G each visit is identified on a separate line...

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